The Fresno State Master of Science in Marriage, Family and Child Counseling program is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).



Student Outcomes

Currently, the MFCC graduate program has a total of 183 students. Admission rates have been healthy over the past five years.

During the 2018-2019 academic year (AY), a total of 58 students graduated from the program.

During 2018-2019 academic year review 69% of students completed the program.

  • 2018-2019 AY, 70% of students passed the program comprehensive examination on the first attempt.
  • Seventy-two percent (72%) of graduates passed the State of California MFT Law and Ethics examination.
  • Seventy-one percent (71%) of graduates passed the State of California MFT clinical examination on their first attempt.

A post-graduation survey of December 2018 Marriage, Family and Child Counseling (MFCC) graduates, revealed that 100% of respondents, who were actively seeking positions in the counseling field, found employment within 6-months of graduation. Graduates of the MFCC program are working in a variety of settings, including, non-profit community-based mental health agencies, public and private school districts, county behavioral health systems and private practice settings.